The Scientist is thankful for this beautiful centerpiece of mosaic corn, which around 60 years ago helped Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock discover jumping genetic elements.
By The Scientist Staff | November 21, 2012
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The West African Gaboon viper conceals itself on the leaf-littered forest floor thanks to patterning that makes the contours of its body tough to spot.
By Dan Cossins
Mosquitos infected by the malaria parasite are more likely to land on and probe a substrate laced with human body odor than their uninfected counterparts.
By Jef Akst
Reading pathogen epigenomes; a new stem cell; dealing with research misconduct; monkey fossils; exploratory mice grow new neurons; watching metamorphosis
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